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“Overcoming Dictatorships – Encounter of Poets, Artists and Writers” Workshop, Bucharest, 7-9 December 2007

“Overcoming Dictatorships – Encounter of Poets, Artists and Writers” is a program supported by the European Union, whose main purpose is to facilitate the intercultural exchange between artists, poets and writers from different ex-communist European countries. The participating countries are the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Hungary, and Romania. During the meetings that are organized […]

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The International Conference “Ways to Consider Communism”

Thursday, 15 November 2007, the House of Parliament accommodated the International Conference “Ways to Consider Communism”, an event organised this autumn by the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania. The aim of the international conference Ways to Consider Communism was to debate on the issue of the crimes of communism as crimes […]

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Report on the archaeological campaign undertaken in the Cemetery of the Poor – Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş County

In the interval 2-4 November 2006, an archaeological research campaign took place on the site of the “Cemetery of the Poor”, a burial field situated in the outskirts of Sighetu Marmaţiei Town. The first archaeological exploration in the area took place in the interval 19-21 July 2006. The campaign of November 2006 was carried out […]

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Report regarding the exhumation of Tira Gheza from Odoreu, Satu Mare, executed by the Securitate on 16 august 1949

Following the petition of Augustin Chira, on 11 October 2007, the representatives of The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania in collaboration with the Military Prosecutor’s Office in Timisoara disinterred the mortal remains of his father Tira Gheza from the Greek Catholic cemetery in Satu Mare.

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Reading between the lines: Echoes of the 1956 events in Romania.

The Romanian Cultural Institute and the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania with the support of the National Council for Studying the Securitate Archives, the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Romania, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Romanian Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs are organizing during the 9 October 2007 […]

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The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania organized the Summer University of Râmnicu Sărat

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania has organized the Summer Universit y of R âmnicu Sărat in the interval 24-31 August 2007. Râmnicu Sărat was chosen as location of this educational project, as the prison that functioned there was well-known for its extremely oppressive detainment regime. The former prison is to […]

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